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ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Samuelu Elisaia, back, former University of Utah football player and teammate of sophomore defensive back Aaron Lowe and University of Utah student, Madison Jacobus writes on the sidewalk of a makeshift memorial at the incident of shooting on Sunday in Salt Lake City’s Sugar House neighborhood. University of Utah sophomore and football defensive back Aaron Lowe was shot and killed early Sunday morning during a house party.

Samuelu Elisaia, back, former University of Utah football player and teammate of sophomore defensive back Aaron Lowe and University of Utah student, Madison Jacobus writes on the sidewalk of a makeshift memorial at the incident of shooting on Sunday in Salt Lake City’s Sugar House neighborhood. University of Utah sophomore and football defensive back Aaron Lowe was shot and killed early Sunday morning during a house party. (Shafkat Anowar, Deseret News)



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SALT LAKE CITY — Here are 10 stories you may have missed over the weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

1. Utah football player Aaron Lowe killed in Sunday morning shooting

University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe died Sunday after he was shot and killed at a house party. Lowe, 21, who was a sophomore defensive back for the Utes, was shot at a residence near 2200 South and Broadmoor Street (2625 East) in a Sugar House neighborhood Sunday. Another individual, a woman, was critically injured in the overnight shooting and transported to the hospital in critical condition, according to Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown.

2. Woman dead after 3-car crash in South Jordan

A woman died Saturday after a three-car crash at 854 West on South Jordan Parkway, police said. The woman was taken to the hospital before she died. A few children and an adult were also taken to the hospital out of a precaution with "aches and pains," South Jordan Sgt. Matt Adams said.

3. Sheriff's office: At least 3 killed in Amtrak derailment

At least three people were killed Saturday afternoon when an Amtrak train that runs between Seattle and Chicago derailed in north-central Montana, an official with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office said.

4. Police: Woman missing for a year returned home

A woman who was last seen in September 2020 returned home either Friday night or Saturday morning, police say. Kayla Blackbird's family said she returned home, according to a San Juan County Sheriff's Office Facebook post.

5. Fire destroys vacant Diamond Lil's building on North Temple in Salt Lake City

Fire crews remained on scene Saturday afternoon after extinguishing flames that destroyed the vacant Diamond Lil's building at 1528 W. North Temple earlier in the day.

BYU fullback Masen Wake (13) tries to hurdle South Florida Bulls defensive back TJ Robinson (2) on a run as BYU and USF play a college football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday.
BYU fullback Masen Wake (13) tries to hurdle South Florida Bulls defensive back TJ Robinson (2) on a run as BYU and USF play a college football game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on Saturday. (Photo: Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

Sports

1. BYU climbs 2 spots in AP Top 25 to No. 13; No. 15 in Coaches Poll

The Cougars inched up two spots to No. 13 Sunday morning in the latest Associated Press Top 25 after its win over South Florida that moved BYU to 4-0 for the second consecutive season.

2. 'Everyone was calling me Jaren': How this Timpview junior, BYU recruit became a meme

Timpview junior JJ Tuha's face was being shown across the ESPN2 telecast, introduced as starting quarterback Jaren Hall when the broadcast was opening the game with news that backup quarterback Baylor Romney would start his first game of the season during the Cougars' 4-0 start that vaulted them to No. 13 in the latest Associated Press Top 25.

3. Utes overcome 7 fumbles, rally past Washington State in Pac-12 opener

The fumbles — somehow — didn't derail Utah, which claimed a late 24-13 win over the visiting Cougars, who played without starting quarterback Jayden de Laura and starting running back Max Borghi for the second half.

4. Americans win Ryder Cup in a rout, send Europe a message

Daniel Berger won the final hole in the final match for the final point and a 19-9 victory, breaking by a half-point the record margin since Europe became part of the Ryder Cup in 1979.

5. Late 4th quarter drive haunts Wildcats in 17-14 loss against No. 10 UC Davis

The Aggies (4-0, 1-0 Big Sky) came into the game riding a three game wining streak and carried every ounce of grit they found in the early season into Ogden and snapped their losing skid against Weber State (1-3, 0-1 Big Sky) in a low scoring 17-14 win Saturday night.

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